A man was discovered lying in the gutter, confused, bedraggled, and under the influence. Shabbily dressed (in someone else’s clothing, as it turned out), Edgar Allan Poe was in dire need of medical assistance.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Traditional healing is used around the world, from acupuncture to laying of hands to yoga. How do these alternative remedies work to heal the body and the brain? As part of our series ScienceScope and in cooperation with the Pulitzer…
By Nsikan Akpan
Invented by a Baltimore local, Mr. Trash Wheel has collected more than 1.5 million pounds of garbage since May 2014.
By Fedor Kossakovski
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a man who has made a living crafting high-end suits has found a way to use his talents to give back to the community: by giving donated suits to men recently out…
By Rhana Natour
By Associated Press
Students from multiple high schools walked out of class Tuesday, chanting "Grades up! Guns down!" during a 5-mile march to the plaza outside City Hall.
By PBS NewsHour
Running out of a church basement in East Baltimore, the nonprofit Turnaround Tuesday has a high success rate of finding jobs for formerly incarcerated people. Its organizers focus on two main tasks: showing people that their past experiences provide unique…
Baltimore City Public Schools faced outrage from parents after images emerged of students wearing coats in a freezing classroom. More than a third of schools reported a lack of heat this winter during a cold snap, and that’s just one…
By PBS NewsHour
Two Baltimore city police officers were convicted in federal court on Monday on charges including racketeering and robbery, as part of a brazen corruption scandal. Baltimore’s Gun Trace Task Force were tasked with getting illegal guns off the street, but…
By Joshua Barajas
Detectives Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor, formerly of the city's Gun Trace Task Force, were found guilty of racketeering charges, after weeks of testimony that detailed how the officers used force to extort people for cash and drugs, among other…
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